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Stay on top of weather this summer.

  • Local forecast from the National Weather Service office in Peachtree City.


National Parks to visit in Georgia, with lists of activities. Georgia is home to two National Forests and a Presidential Library.  Atlanta is home to many National Register sites. Or use Recreation.gov to find and book National Parks along with other, less-well-known areas managed or partnered by a Federal agency, such as Gray's Reef, the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Anna Ruby Falls, and the Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge. 

Check out the Georgia Water Science Center's RiverCams to see how it looks before you visit!

Browse Georgia state parks and historic sites. Patrons can borrow Georgia State Park ParkPasses and Historic Site passes allowing them free parking or admission at more than 60 attractions across the state. Find out more by calling your branch library.

Tennessee Valley Authority reservoirs and Georgia Power lakes are an inexpensive way to enjoy a day outdoors, and many are within driving distance of Atlanta. Fulton County list of parks. City of Atlanta list of parks.

Realtime road closings, road conditions, highway camera views statewide from Georgia Navigator. Consult the Atlanta Police Department Events Calendar for road closures in the city.

Travel tips from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. Latest list of prohibited items, acceptable ID, travelers with disabilities & medical conditions, find out if you are on a watch list and download TSA's Claim Form for Missing or Damaged Items. Covers travel by air, rail, ship, highway and mass transit.

Check airline statistics. Check the Aviation Consumer Protection and Enforcement website for consumer-related air travel information.

The Atlanta Passport Agency is located at 230 Peachtree St NW, Suite 1000. It offers a 24/7 recorded information/appointment line at 877-487-2778 and expedited service for those who need it. Hours are Monday- Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The State Department's Travel site providing details about requirements for travel out of the country. Apply for a passport. Overseas travelers should check the U.S. Centers for Disease Control page "Health information for international travel".

Hotel/Motel Fire-Safe List maintained by the U.S. Fire Administration.

Vessel Sanitation Program. Review results of cruise ship inspections and disease outbreak information from 1994 forward.

Boaters can get information about safety, recalls, laws, and how to get the Coast Guard's free annual Vessel Safety Check on the Boating Safety page. Nautical charts from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Data about commercial cargo from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources.

The Geodata portal provides a single point of entry to Federal data in map form. Build, display and download maps on just about any topic. View topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey at National Map. Additional local maps may be obtained from the National Geologic Map Database. 

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